Miller played under Coach Bird for three seasons with the Pacers, making two All-Star Games during that span. He told Patrick that the current landscape of the NBA, which favors teams that can spread the floor, would play right into No. 33’s hands, per Ananth Pandian of CBS Sports.
“I gotta go with Larry Joe (Bird’s middle name is Joe),” Miller said. “In today’s rules, you can’t touch him!”
Longtime Indiana Pacers star Reggie Miller showed loyalty to Larry Bird, his former head coach, Friday during an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show.